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Slashdot | TJX Breach Began With WEP Crack
It seems that the loss of over 45 million credit card numbers and more than 450,000 SSNs, driver's license numbers, and military identifications began with someone using a "telescope-shaped" antenna at a wireless link at a Marshall's near St. Paul, Minnes
security  news  internet  money 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Slashdot | AOL's Embarassing Password Woes
"Well, it turns out that when someone signs up for an AOL.com account, the user appears to be allowed to enter up to a 16-character password. AOL's system, however, doesn't read past the first eight characters."
security  internet  wtf  idiocy 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Hackszine.com: HOW TO: Remote desktop to a Windows server through a firewall with Putty
I can never remember how to do this when I need to; luckily, Hackszine remembers for me.
howto  windows  linux  security  interesting  work  computers  internet 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Adding SSL for Secure Logins and Page Security - Confluence - Confluence
Aimed at Confluence, but describes how to add SSL support to Tomcat (using a self-signed or prepared certificate from a CA) and specify webapps to be protected by SSL.
security  webdav  java  work  interesting 
april 2007 by ulrichp
BetaNews | Vista Can Be Taken Down by an Animated Cursor
In what could be the most embarrassing exploit to impact Windows Vista since its commercial launch in January, security engineers at McAfee's Avert Labs confirmed today that the operating system can be caused to enter an interminable crash-restart-crash l
microsoft  security  windows  wtf  idiocy 
march 2007 by ulrichp
nLite - Deployment Tool for the bootable Unattended Windows installation
Customize the living hell out of your Windows install CD - add patches, remove unnecessary components, integrate install keys or SPs, and more.
computers  hacks  howto  security  software  useful  windows 
march 2007 by ulrichp
O'Reilly Network -- Understanding Windows Vista's User Account Control
One of Windows Vista's worst features is treating you like you have a bad case of the 'tards. Here's why it does so, and how to turn parts of it off if you really want to.
security  windows 
february 2007 by ulrichp
'Hot' patients setting off U.S. radiation alarms - Yahoo! News
When 75,000 football fans pack into Dolphin Stadium in Miami for the Super Bowl on February 4, at least a few may want to carry notes from their doctors explaining why they're radioactive enough to set off "dirty bomb" alarms.
health  security  science  news  interesting 
january 2007 by ulrichp
How to Open Password Protected PDF Documents at Digital Inspiration
"There are sometimes genuine reasons to unlock or crack a password protected PDF file."
hacks  howto  tools  work  security  interesting  useful 
january 2007 by ulrichp
AquaticPrime: Secure Your Shareware Applications
The AquaticPrime framework is a secure registration method for your shareware applications, released as free open-source software.
cocoa  development  mac  opensource  security  tools  shareware  interesting  useful  todo 
january 2007 by ulrichp
I Forgot My Administrator Password!
Utilize a hole in Windows' setup/repair utility that will allow you to reset your user password(s).
hacks  howto  microsoft  software  security  useful  windows 
november 2005 by ulrichp
PortForward.com - Free Help Setting up Your Router or Firewall
Need help figuring out what to forward for what? PortForward probably has the answer.
howto  internet  security  technology  useful 
october 2005 by ulrichp
The Credit Card Prank
"Who checks the signature? Nobody checks the signature." He's right. Even when he signs it "I stole this," no one checks the signature.
humor  interesting  money  security 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Automatic Enkoderform
Encode HTML into really obfuscated JavaScript. I can never find it when I need it.
internet  email  javascript  security  tools  useful  webdev  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Sentry Gun
Includes video of it being tested on one of the creators.
geekery  interesting  project  security 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Places that viruses and trojans hide on start up
Self-explanatory title. Holding onto this for later.
geekery  useful  windows  security 
september 2004 by ulrichp

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